An immigration protester makes a phone call from inside the occupied Oakland headquarters of the Obama campaign. (CBS)

Obama’s Oakland Headquarters Occupied By Immigration Reform Protesters

The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin giving work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives, according to administration officials. The shift comes as immigration reform activists have occupied Obama’s Oakland campaign headquarters.


Three undocumented students leading a group of people across the Golden Gate Bridge to kick off a cross-country march in support of the Dream Act.

X-Country Dream Act Trek For Undocumented Students Sets Off From Bay Area

Three undocumented immigrant college students led a group of people across the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday afternoon to kick off a cross-country march to Washington, D.C. in support of the Dream Act.


California State Capitol

Assemblyman Gathering Signatures To Repeal California Dream Act

A campaign to repeal the California Dream Act has the green light to start collecting signatures to qualify a measure for next year’s November ballot.



Brown Signs ‘Dream Act’ Allowing Undocumented Students To Get Financial Aid

One day before the Oct. 9 deadline to approve or veto a bill that would allow undocumented students to receive public financial aid for higher education, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday that he signed the California DREAM Act.


Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Approves College Aid For Illegal Immigrants

Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill that will let students who entered the country illegally receive private financial aid at California’s public colleges.

CBS San Francisco–07/25/2011

UC Berkeley

Undocumented Cal Student Reflects On DREAM Defeat

The Senate’s block of the procedural vote on the DREAM Act has the future of young illegal immigrants looking to gain citizenship status in the U.S. very much in doubt.



Rally For Dream Act At San Francisco’s Mission High

Congress is expected to vote sometime this week on a bill that would expedite U.S. citizenship for students who are in this country illegally.


Steve Li, San Francisco community college student who is awaiting deportation to his native Peru, smiles after winning a temporary reprieve when California Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced legislation halting immigration enforcement proceedings against him (AP)

San Francisco Student Facing Deportation Returns Home

He said he is grateful for the intervention of Senator Diane Feinstein, who introduced an immigration bill on his behalf.


San Francisco College Student Gets Reprieve From Deportation

An introduction of a private bill from U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has temporarily halted the deportation of a San Francisco community college nursing student who has been living in the country illegally.

CBS San Francisco–11/19/2010